Voyage to French Polynesia <p>Escape winter and bask in the legendary warmth and pristine beauty of Tahiti and five other evocative South Pacific islands from aboard a four-masted sailing ship.</p>

Voyage to French Polynesia

11 days | Jan 28 - Feb 7, 2020

Journey Through New Zealand <p>Take an unforgettable journey through New Zealand’s North and South Islands where you’ll gaze in awe at magnificent landscapes and meet the “Kiwi” people.</p>

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Journey Through New Zealand

16 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Smithsonian at Space Academy <p>Go behind the scenes at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a VIP experience. Meet scientists, engineers, and astronauts and participate in space exploration simulations and astronaut training activities. </p>

Smithsonian at Space Academy

5 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Waterways of Holland and Belgium <p>Our popular cruise of Holland and Belgium showcases magnificent art and architecture, spellbinding gardens, and enchanting medieval villages. Observe windmills, fields of flowers, and other cultural traditions of the Low Countries as you cruise along delightful canals and rivers from Amsterdam to Antwerp and enjoy a choice of included excursions. </p>

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

9 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Discovering Vietnam <p>Savor breathtaking beauty and enduring traditions as you travel from Vietnam's imperial cities to the Mekong River Delta.</p>

Discovering Vietnam

17 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Cruising the Rhine: A Family Voyage <p>Cruise the Rhine River with your family, watch the hillsides for fairy-tale castles, learn about the Middle Ages, and explore historic sites from Basel and Strasbourg to Amsterdam.</p>

Cruising the Rhine: A Family Voyage

9 days | Jul 5 - 13, 2020

Rafting Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River <p>Take an exciting 100-mile white water rafting trip through Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River—at the gateway to the Grand Canyon—with expert raft guides. </p>

Rafting Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River

5 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

Around the World by Private Jet <p>Exotic adventure awaits you at every turn as you journey across five continents, experiencing the world's legendary sites up close, from climbing the terraced steps of Machu Picchu to traversing the Serengeti Plain on safari.</p>

Around the World by Private Jet

24-25 days | Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2019 | Feb 21 - Mar 16, 2020

Paris <p>Paris is the center of French history, culture, and art. During a one-week stay in this European capital, enjoy a balanced program of scheduled activities, talks by experts, and time at leisure to follow your own interests. You'll stay in the well-located Les Jardins du Marais. </p>

Paris

9 days | Multiple departures between 2019 & 2020

In the Footsteps of Galileo <p>Four hundred years ago Galileo Galilei developed a telescope that forever changed our views of the heavens—literally and philosophically. This new special interest tour explores the man and his achievements through the Smithsonian lens of scientific discovery.</p>

In the Footsteps of Galileo

8 days | Oct 11 - 18, 2020 | Nov 1 - 8, 2020

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                      Enjoying the cruise on the Yangtze River 


                      Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 


                      Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Credit: Ed Kanze 


                      Exploring Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 


                      Smithsonian Around the World by Private Jet traveler in India. Credit: Dr. Richard Kurin 


                      On Easter Island 


                      At Potala Palace, Tibet 


                      In Agra, India 


                      In Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      Aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 


                      In Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      On a hike in Europe 


                      Relaxing on the dunes in Morocco 


                      In the Baltics  


                      Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 


                      Enjoying the Highlights of Italy 


                      Enjoying the international Cannes Film Festival 


                      Loch Lomond, Scotland. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 


                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 


                      Exploring the Galápagos Islands 


                      At Cannes Film Festival 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      Enjoying the Great European Journey  


                      Enjoying the Emerald Isle in front of Blarney Castle 


                      African Safari – group photo with surprise guest in the background 


                      In Potsdam, Germany 


                      Doubtful Sound in New Zealand